Midsommar (film)

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Midsommar
Directed byAri Aster
Produced byLars Knudsen
Written byAri Aster
Starring
CinematographyPawel Pogorzelski
Edited byLucian Johnston
Production
companies
  • Parts & Labor
  • B Reel
Distributed byA24
Release date
  • August 9, 2019 (2019-08-09) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Midsommar is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Ari Aster. It stars Jack Reynor, Florence Pugh, Will Poulter, Vilhem Blomgren, William Jackson Harper, Ellora Torchia and Archie Madekwe.

It is scheduled to be released on August 9, 2019, by A24.

Premise[edit]

A couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown for its fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In May 2018, it was announced Ari Aster would write and direct the film, with Lars Knudsen serving as a producer under his Parts & Labor banner. B Reel will also produce the film, while A24 will distribute.[1] In July 2018, Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Vilhem Blomgren, William Jackson Harper, Ellora Torchia and Archie Madekwe, joined the cast of the film.[2][3]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began on July 30, 2018, in Budapest, Hungary. Filming wrapped in early-to-mid October 2018.[4]

Release[edit]

It is scheduled to be released on August 9, 2019.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (May 8, 2018). "A24 Pacts For 'Hereditary' Helmer Ari Aster's Next Horror Film". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Kroll, Justin (July 30, 2018). "Florence Pugh Lands Female Lead in 'Hereditary' Director Ari Aster's Next Film". Variety. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Sneider, Jeff (July 30, 2018). "Exclusive: Jack Reynor, Will Poulter to Star in Ari Aster's Follow-Up to Hereditary". Collider. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  4. ^ Barfield, Charles (July 30, 2018). "Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter & More Set To Star In 'Hereditary' Director's New Horror Film". The Playlist. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  5. ^ "A24 will release UNTITLED ARI ASTER HORROR starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, and Will Poulter on August 9, 2019". Twitter. October 23, 2018. Retrieved October 23, 2018.

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